to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.
to consider deliberately; meditate thoroughly on; chew over: The two extra months at sea gave him an insight into a great business, and he had the time to fletcherize his ideas.
- Also especially British, Fletch·er·ise .
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How to use Fletcherize in a sentence
At first people who Fletcherize or chew their food perfectly, usually lose weight.How to Eat | Thomas Clark Hinkle
Eat slowly, Fletcherize each mouthful, it will reduce you, give you a new taste of flavors not known to the glutton.Supreme Personality | Delmer Eugene Croft
Women must learn to Fletcherize freedom if it is not to give them indigestion of purpose.The Tinder-Box | Maria Thompson Daviess
The raffish mongrel was apparently endeavouring to Fletcherize a complete stranger of the Sealyham family.The Adventures of Sally | P. G. Wodehouse
The two extra months at sea gave him an insight into a great business, and he had the time to Fletcherize his ideas.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14) | Elbert Hubbard